Opinion

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

The Editor’s Desk: Business takes a hit

This wildfire season has been disastrous for local businesses; but there are ways you can help.

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

The Editor’s Desk: The best laid plans

In an alternate universe, the July 13 issue of The Journal looks very different to the actual one.

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about keeping fire hazards down, and why the Ashcroft Hospital closed during the fire.

  • Aug 8th, 2017
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        Letters to the Editor

        Thank you for fire assistance, and it’s the same old song of party politics.

        • Aug 1st, 2017

        The Editor’s Desk: Precious memories

        When it was thought me might have to evacuate, three special mementoes were pulled off the shelf.

        The Editor’s Desk: We’re all on edge right now

        Every time we hear a siren or smell smoke, we get nervous. That’s completely understandable.

        Letters to the Editor

        Readers write with thanks from the Ashcroft Legion and thoughts on carbon taxes.

        • Jul 25th, 2017

        B.C. unions, protesters move up

        John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

        The Editor’s Desk: When rumours start flying, consider the source

        There was a flurry of rumour, speculation, and misinformation during and after the fire.

        • Jul 20th, 2017

        Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

        Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

        Ashcroft mayor Jack Jeyes mourns losses, but is grateful for support

        Jeyes praises the many people and organizations that have stepped forward to help.

        • Jul 13th, 2017

        The conquest of rural B.C.

        Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

        The Editor’s Desk: Dear Mr. Horgan

        We missed seeing you here during the election, so feel free to visit anytime you want.

        Letters to the Editor: Time for action on climate change

        The potential effects of continuing not to act have grave implications for the planet.

        • Jul 4th, 2017

        B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

        John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

        The Editor’s Desk: Smartphones for dummies

        New technology is great; too bad it doesn’t come with a manual, leaving users in the dark.

        • Jun 27th, 2017

        Letters to the Editor: A welcome trip back in time

        A reader writes to express her appreciation for new technology preserving our history.

        • Jun 27th, 2017